Heathers The Musical – Edinburgh Playhouse

Books, Music & Lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe Directed by Andy Fickman ★★★★ Dear Diary; This evening, a glorification of suicide, loss, slut-shaming and high-notes were woven into a musical extravaganza – capitalising on the peak interest of nostalgia, and every second of it was mean-spirited, snappy, and sheer perfection. Heathers, the cinematic classic, … Continue reading Heathers The Musical – Edinburgh Playhouse

Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse

Composition and lyrics by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman & Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton Directed & Choreographed by Matt West ★★★★★ Sharing its name and narrative from the hegemonic version of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s version of the fairy-tale, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has been a glittering, shining rose for the lives of children and … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse

9 To 5 – Edinburgh Playhouse

Music & Lyrics by Dolly Parton Book by Patricia Resnick Directed by Jeff Calhoun ★★★★ 545 days. That’s how long it’s been since the Edinburgh Playhouse roared with The Lion King’s juggernaut presence, and now it returns to the daily grind. Slapping the alarm clock, taking a few more minutes of rest, the sleeping giant … Continue reading 9 To 5 – Edinburgh Playhouse